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. >>> from the roads over to the rails, we have an alert for amtrak riders headed to baltimore this morning. we have learned from service from washington, d.c., up to baltimore is currently delayed, and this is due to some signal system problems. the good news is repairs are under way. we'll continue to keep you posted. all you have to do is follow @news4 today on twitter. reporting from the live desk, i'm angie goff, back to you. >>> we're also following breaking news in the district. a man in critical condition after prince george's county police officers shot him. they say he opened fire on them first. this is late last night at the d.c.-maryland border. news 4's melissa mollet is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. just behind me, we just spoke with officers. they say they're going to keep this road shut down for the next couple of hours at least because they want to wait until daylight to get a better look at the scene. i'm going to step out of the way for you so we can see what's going on here. just a couple of officers here now. the road still blocked off. a coupl
night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard hurd contacted one of rg3's agents earlier this year. he said he had information that would damage griffin's reputation and wanted is million in exchange for his silence. police arrested hurd, who played bask
on amtrak, delays between washington and baltimore because of signal problems. if you are heading that way, expect a longer trip this morning. >>> we are following breaking news out of southeast washington right now. police have shot a man near the d.c./maryland border. prince george's county police officers say they opened fire after the man shot at them. news 4's melissa mollet live where it all went down. melissa? >> reporter: good morning, aaron. the road has been blocked since 10:30 last night. investigators still out here on the scene. as you can see here behind me, about three blocks here completely shut down along southern avenue. they are waiting until daylight to get a better one last look at the scene. here's what we know. just after 10:00, d.c. and prince george's police started getting calls about a man walking through an apartment complex here firing a gun into the air. police say, when they arrived, two uniformed officers and marked cars confronted the man with the gun. they asked him several times to put it down. he would not and fired at them in the 800 block of southern a
is moving out. quiet conditions everywhere from baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is reportedly now in the shoulder lane. i need to show you some delays because they're really growing right now. making your way towards georgia avenue, you are heavy on the brakes, sluggish. also at colesville road, starting to come to a complete stop as w
your way on bw parkway in maryland as well as i-95 between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway, checking for accidents and incidents, not seeing anything. give you a live look as you make your way past 100. volume very, very light in both directions. connecting to the beltway, no issue there. earlier on the beltway in montgomery county, outer loop as you approach 39. work zone in place blocking two left lanes. we'll check outer loop speeds at 61 miles per hour. ten minutes to get from i-95 to i-270. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you. >>> not the news you want to hear as you're making your breakfast. why it will soon be harder to have one of the items on your plate this morning. >>> it's the moment football fans had been >>> a csx train emergency. this is breaking news. crews are inspecting this train. this might result in some delays for any fredericksburg lines this morning. we'll keep you updated throughout the morning. melissa mollet, news 4. >> thank you, melissa. >>> the replacement refs in the nfl have been getting a hounding all seaso
in baltimore. he worked as a contractor with nih at the website clinicaltrials.gov and taught at the university of maryland. >>> d.c. is not alone in storm cleanup. heavy rain pelted the mid-atlantic and northeast in parts of pennsylvania, delaware, and new jersey. some will deal with the rain through the morning commute. this morning many homeowners along millers island in baltimore county are dealing with the aftermath of flooding. waves of high water from the chesapeake bay came crashing over the sea wall into backyards. some saw a foot of water rise up into their yards and streets. much of that water receded late in the evening. >>> a maryland woman is thankful she wasn't hurt after a huge tree fell and barely missed her. danella was in the bathroom and had that tree crash through her bedroom in weatherly. as investigators tried to cut the tree down, the porch collapses. no one got hurt. >> i'm very, very blessed. not lucky, but blessed. the tree missed me by six inches. >>> the family says the house is 110 years old and structurally sound. they expect the damage from the fallen tree to be
tweet aimed at baltimore raven torrey smith has lines lighting up. a fan took a close loss to baltimore too far. she said that smith should call his brother to tell him about the win and ended with #toosoon. smith dedicated the game to his brother tevin he was killed in a motorcycle saturday. he was arguably the player of the game with two touchdowns. the tweet has been removed. yeah, too soon is right. >>> the army corps of engineers is not liable for billions of dollars of damage hurricane katrina caused. the three-judge panel threw out a ruling that the corps should be held responsible for damaged property that they blame on its maintenance of a new orleans shipping channel. the corps of engineers is immune from lawsuits under what's called the federal tort claims act. >>> this wildfire in southern california is now deadly. firefighters found the man's body inside a burned home near the mexican border. they say he ignored evacuation orders. neighbors say the man was 82 years old and only had one leg. the wildfire has destroyed at least 30 homes, hundreds of others in jeopardy. >>> of
the field in the ravens-bengals game in baltimore. it was the first time since the officials union reached a new agreement on the contract. players and fans were upset with the referees' performance the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring the fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting tooday and tomorrow on te labor deal. this will give you a sense how controversial those calls were. one vegas sportsbook is offering refunds to customers who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won on a controversial touchdown call in the final play of the game. the casino owner calls this a unique situation and says it's the right thing to do for its customers. >> i'm going to disagree with that. >> you are? >> it's gambling. that's how it's supposed to work with gambling. >> but this casino decided -- >> it's good pr for sure. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," still fighting for their first division crow
through howard county and baltimore county. it's moving away, leaving the bigger part of the rain. still there will be lingering showers left coming in for the morning rush. umbrella ready today with a chance of showers, a milder start. 57 to 64 degrees around 8:00 a.m. by the noon hour, cloud cover. most of the rain is going to be north, up around northern maryland. temperatures by noontime, 74 to 77 degrees. for your afternoon commute, much warmer with a high of 84. it's the afternoon rush where we have the best chance of showers. i'll be back at 4:41 with your four-day forecast. right now, first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> checking the roadways. still dealing with a work zone in place if you're taking the inner loop of the beltway. really trying to access the ramp. construction happening on the ramp. it may be slowing you down a bit still, but it should be wrapping up soon. if you're traveling the inner loop of the beltway at kenilworth avenue, i did see construction on the right side, blocking the right lanes, but that's gone. looks like your travel lanes are open as you cont
sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did that with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died saturday night while riding his motorcycle in northern virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns in a ravens win. afterwards, smith talked about playing with that weight on his shoulders. >> you play with a heavy heart. you want to play for that person. i know my mom and all my family and everyone was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got here to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course he'd want you to play. >> ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash, but they say alcohol was not a factor. >>> the police and fbi agents who caught the former marine responsible for firing at several military buildings will be honored today. yonathan melaku pled guilty to shooting at the pentagon, quan
condition. she later died. her name has not been released. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did so with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died sunday night while riding his motorcycle in virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns and a ravens win. afterward, ravens head coach john harbaugh mar developvelled smith's resolve. >> when torrey said he wanted to play, he deserved that. a very special guy. how do you explain that? the lord works in wonderful, mysterious, beautiful ways. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> it's a sour start to the season on the redskins home field. the bengals came to town and proved they were going to be tough to beat from the very beginning. >> he will go deep. he's got green. he's going to go all the way. >> redskins outgunned for the most part in this game, ultimately falling
between baltimore and beltsville. very light volume. let's head over to i-270, clear here between frederick and the beltway. no issues to report as you make your way southbound. northbound as well, you're in the clear. i'm back in ten, but this time we're taking a look at your rails. eun, over to you. >>> 4:54. metro riders on the blue and yellow lines could see green today. metro is launching a new campaign called hello yellow. they're handing out free $5 fare cards at the pentagon and l'enfant stations from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. it's an effort to convince blue line riders a transfer to the yellow line can cut travel time. the blue line runs fewer peak hour trains, which leads to crowded trains. metro will pass out free cards tomorrow and thursday as well. >>> d.c. needs nearly $3 million more than expected to upgrade and upkeep parking meters. the "washington examiner" reports the d.c. council will take up emergency spending to upgrade the improvements. they include connecting 6,000 spaces to an emergency network so federal transportation officials can know when they're empty. that
're clear between the beltway and the baltimore beltway here. also checking out things if you're traveling 295 heading into the district, nice and clear as well. also checking roads in prince george's county, along 5, not seeing any issues there, nice and clear. i'm back in ten minutes this time with a look at your rails. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> turbgs danella. >>> watch your speeds if you're traveling near schools in charles county. three new cameras up in waldorf. one at smallwood drive near wade elementary. another on leonardtown near thomas stone high school. and one at berry road and jennifer school lane. get caught speeding in those areas, and you'll get a $40 fine. >>> the tomkins court development celebrated the grand opening of this beautiful playground yesterday afternoon. it was built by 200 volunteers, including some of the washington capitals. center brooks laich helped put together slides, laid some cement, and made sure these kids have a safe place to play. >> it's awesome. it's a weird kind of joy. i feel like i helped out and so many other people did too. there
to solve one of our region's biggest headaches, traffic. >>> welcome back at 4:44. the baltimore ravens are rallying around tory smith after his brother died in a motorcycle accident. teven jones died friday night in northwest virginia. he traveled to virginia to be with his family but decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he ended up having a great game, scoring touchdowns and helping the ravens win 34-31. afterward, he talked about how he felt about playing with such a tragedy hanging over him. >> you play with a heavy heart, you want to play for that person. my mom and everyone at the family was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got back to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course, he would want you to play. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the ge for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> 15 before the hour. counselors will be on hand at watkins mill high school to talk about an accident involving a 15-year-old stud
the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. i'll give you a live look if you're taking 95 at 216, nice and clear north and southbound. connecting to the beltway is not an issue. if you're traveling on the beltway in prince george's county, lanes are open. from i-95 to route 50, you're at 64 miles an hour. etty fast. that will take drivers right now about nine minutes. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >>> 5:13. 62 degrees. ahead on "news 4 today," how business with a nightclub got a former redskin arrested. >>> 8:00 a.m. that's when the iphone 5 comes out in the u.s. for those in australia, they have already gotten their hands on those hot new phones. this is video from outside a store in sydney. apple booked more than 2 million preorders of the phone, double the first day sales of the iphone 4s. that means iphone fans are camped out, waiting where they've been all night. news 4's tony tull is live outside the apple store in georgetown. are people sleeping in an alley? or is that on the street? either way, it's not a good idea. >> reporter: either way, it's not a good i
the area by then. savage, maryland, right now still a little wet with light showers north around baltimore. off to the west, a few more scattered light showers that will be moving in. frostburg, petersburg, elkins, and morgantown all there seeing some rain. that's going to be making its way eastward. day planner forecast. umbrella ready today. we're not going to get a lot of rain. it the not going to rain in any one area for that long of a time period. look at the temperature by 3:00 p.m. from mid-70s at noon to 85 degrees by the time we get to late afternoon. isolated thunder possible too with our best chance of rain coming during the afternoon. that's when we could see a little bit of thunder too. 70 to 75 degrees for your evening rush heading home. here's a look at your four-day forecast and your seven-day forecast too. for today, thursday, friday, saturday, the possibility of rain. sunday, at least we're dry with a high of 74. today warm at 84. danella? >>> checking the roadways, veronica. still seeing construction slowing you down. let's head out and check delays. inner loop at eisenh
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